Dr. Thomas Brigham Cotton

Dr. Thomas Brigham Cotton

October 2, 1953 – September 16, 2023

Dr. Thomas Brigham Cotton, fondly known as Topper, age 69, was born in Omaha on October 2, 1953 to the late Walter and Eleanor Cotton. A graduate of UNMC, he became a doctor specializing in internal medicine. He enjoyed walks in nature and growing orchids in his free time.

Preceded in death by his sister, Emily (Ami) Cotton Douglas.

Survived by daughters, Rachel Cotton Loewens, Hilary Cotton Smith, Emily Cotton; brother, Joel Cotton; sister, Cheri Cotton Earl.

Private Graveside Service: Forest Lawn Cemetery.



  • Peggy Barrett Posted October 8, 2023 8:27 am

    Thinking of you at this time of sadness in your life. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Thomas Heiser Posted March 28, 2024 8:57 pm

    Great medical school classmate!

  • Robin Correll Posted May 22, 2024 7:20 pm

    I was so sad to hear of Dr. Cotton’s passing. We had many great and lively conversations when we both worked at the Easter NE Vets Home. Every time I see an Orchid, I think fondly of him. May he rest in peace.

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